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Re: question about freqs

Post by teckniqs » Mon Mar 28, 2016 8:53 pm

The XDR-F1HD is around £250 plus where as the XDR-S10HDIP can be picked up for around 60-70 quid, the radios use the same HD radio DSP chipset so they offer the same performance regarding reception.
Yes they do 87.5-108.0MHz but you need to bear in mind they tune in 100kHz steps but that's no issue when no one is on a .05 frequency these days.
....If you want something decent I highly recommend it and you'll never need to buy another radio again.

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Re: question about freqs

Post by drumandbasshead010 » Tue Mar 29, 2016 12:05 am

yeah I think I might get one only thing is I'm not even sure if I can pick up the station I'm looking for where I am :lol: I know, really helps. But might get anyway if it has that good a reception regardless. by the step thing i assume you mean it will go along 92.4, 92.5, instead of going to halfway freqs?

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Re: question about freqs

Post by teckniqs » Tue Mar 29, 2016 12:33 am

You will have much more chance getting your desired station with one of those I guarantee you.
If you can do what I have and put a beam aerial up on your roof you'll be laughing, mine is facing London from 50 miles south on the Sussex Coast and I can regularly hear London pirates when no one else can.

...Yes that's correct 100kHz steps or 0.1MHz steps. As it's made for the US market it auto-scans in 200kHz steps from 87.5 to 107.9 but I just use it manually, oh and you will require a 240v to 110v adapter (£7 eBay).
It may sound like hassle but the end result will be well worth it.

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Re: question about freqs

Post by drumandbasshead010 » Tue Mar 29, 2016 12:54 am

£7? mate I don't know where you found that the ones I'm looking at are around £20-£30.

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Re: question about freqs

Post by teckniqs » Tue Mar 29, 2016 1:00 am

That's all that the converter is, a simple 2:1 transformer.

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